Olympics boss John Coates urged to raise plight of jailed Australians as Beijing Winter Games visit


Human rights campaigners are demanding that top Olympics official John Coates raise the plight of his fellow Australians jailed in China when he travels to Beijing later this month for the Winter Games. Key points: Rights activists want Mr Coates to plead on behalf of Yang Hengjun and Cheng Lei The couple were arrested by … Read more

Australians take an unconventional route to protect the ashes


“Everything on the Line”: What the Ashes Mean for Australians There will be no train, but Australian Ashes players are using a combination of planes and automobiles to travel to Adelaide in a bid to keep their COVID-19 campaign free. The 15-player CommBank Women’s Ashes team were named on Wednesday, and just 24 hours later, … Read more